our great teachers

Despite the multitude of human interactions one will experience in a lifetime, true friends in human form are far and few between. I feel beyond grateful to have a small handful in which I know I can trust my life. Who are these people in your life? Have you thanked them lately? Have you shared […]

simple complexity

We humans are so good at making everything complicated. The plants and the trees are so good at making everything simple. Turn off your phone, your computer, your TV. Take off your watch. Put down your book. Turn your todo list face down. Leave the laundry for later and…. Go outside. GO OUTSIDE!!!! Go out […]

child-like wonder

Wandering around the backyard late this afternoon, grazing like a rabbit among the herbs… yarrow flowers, bright yellow Mexican mint marigold blooms, rama tulsi, sage common, mulberry, chicory leaf, parsley, chocolate mint… Ahhhhh… finally coming down from a full day of computer, tech support, cell phone, todo lists… The plants reminding my body of their […]

equals

7.6 billion humans are on Gaia. Even at this astounding number, we still only make up .01% of all life on earth. Any guesses of who makes up 82%? Plants!!!! source article Ponderings within myself that have been stirred by this stark comparison… How much of my human superiority complex remains and where does it […]